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Jimmie Johnson wants to drive in IndyCar race on July 4 at Indianapolis

Seven-time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson will take part in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Watkins Glen. He talks to Leigh Diffey about the learning curve, staying in shape, and when he'd like to make his IndyCar debut.

NASCAR and IndyCar might have found the next driver ready to do “The Double” – with a twist.

Jimmie Johnson told NBC Sports’ Leigh Diffey in a Friday interview (video coming soon) that he will take a “very hard look” at racing in the IndyCar GMR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course July 4. As part of IndyCar’s revamped schedule, the race was moved from May 9 and will take place directly before the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

The seven-time Cup Series champion will be in town to race the Brickyard 400 the following day.

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